In 2006, the UK Government introduced legislation that will establish a National Identity Register. By law, all citizens will be required to have National Identity cards which include biometric information. The cards have prompted fears of increased government surveillance and corporate control of personal data.
The guerrilla geography group of Britain organized a one-day intervention in Newcastle to raise awareness about the cards. I went up there at the end of January to see what all the fuss was about. Here is the link to the film: